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December 1, 2011

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS OCTOBER STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in October 2011 as compared to October 2010.  In October 2011, the Airport served 726,513 passengers, a decrease of 0.8% when compared to the 732,106 passenger traffic count of October 2010.

Commercial aircraft operations decreased 2.8%, while Commuter aircraft operations decreased 10.5% when compared to the levels recorded in October 2010.

Total aircraft operations decreased in October 2011 as compared to the same month in October 2010.  In October 2011, there were 19,394 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 6.4% when compared to 20,725 total aircraft operations in October 2010.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 64% of the total aircraft operations during October 2011, decreased 8.3% when compared to October 2010.

John Wayne Airport (SNA) is owned by the County of Orange and is operated as a self supporting enterprise that receives no general fund tax revenue. The Airport serves approximately nine million passengers annually, reaches 20 nonstop destinations in the United States and Canada and is served by 10 commercial passenger airlines. More information can be found at www.ocair.com.

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John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - October 2011
 
  October 2011 October 2010 % Change YTD 2011 YTD 2010 % Change
Total passengers 726,513 732,106 -0.8% 7,206,031 7,254,022 -0.7%
Enplaned passengers 358,949 363,139 -1.2% 3,592,160 3,613,849 -0.6%
Deplaned passengers 367,564 368,967 -0.4% 3,613,871 3,640,173 -0.7%
Air Cargo Tons* 1,388 1,359 2.1% 12,809 12,453 2.9%
Total Aircraft Operations 19,394 20,725 -6.4% 216,273 224,783 -3.8%
General Aviation Operations 12,447 13,581 -8.3% 146,622 153,432 -4.4%
Commercial Aircraft Operations 6,650 6,844 -2.8% 66,725 67,954 -1.8%
Commuter Aircraft Operations 263 294 -10.5% 2,748 3,338 -17.7%
Military Operations 34 6 466.7% 178 59 201.7%
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All-Cargo Carriers: 1,175 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 213 tons

(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for September 2011)